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Show Me the Money! A Look at the Profitable App Publishing Models
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by Kaushal Amin
The app explosion on mobile has been impressive. Smartphones have been adopted faster than any other technology in living memory. The leading platform, Android, boasts around 1.4 million apps in the Play Store, and Apple's iOS, in second place, is not far behind with 1.1 million apps. The potential opportunity is huge, but numbers don't tell the whole story. Prospe...
EMM Report Says There Is A lot More Wearable Android Tech Being Used
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Wearables may help identify power mobile app users according to a new study from Nielsen. The findings from the analysis shows that owners of Android-powered wearables are highly engaged smartphone users who access a variety of apps and use significantly more data than average Android users.The analysis used Electronic Mobile Measurement (EMM), Nielsen’s on-de...
New Study Shows Targeting Push Notifications Increases Response Rates Up to 300 percent
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by Richard Harris
Urban Airship has released the findings from its latest Good Push Index (GPI) data study examining response rates of highly targeted push notifications compared to messages broadcast to most of an app’s audience. The study, which includes analysis of more than 1,000 apps and 3.8 billion push notifications, shows that highly targeted messages drive 293 per...
Distimo Reveals New App Store Data That Can Seriously Help You Market Your App
Friday, March 28, 2014 by Richard Harris
Getting buried in the app stores with your shiny new app is like stepping into quicksand, the harder you fight to stay alive the faster you sink! At least that is how it seems. There are still so many mysteries within the app stores about how to really be successful and find your niche to get your app noticed. But one of the best things you can do to help is learn...
Parse Introduces Bolts! An Open Source Library Making Building Apps Even Easier!
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by Richard Harris
Bolts is a collection of open-source, low-level libraries designed to make developing mobile apps easier. The first components of Bolts is "Tasks", which makes it easier to write asynchronous code. Using Bolts does not require using any Parse or Facebook services, nor does it require having a Parse or Facebook developer account. Simply download the jar or framework file...
February 2014 Issue of App Developer Magazine Is Here!
Friday, January 31, 2014 by Richard Harris
We are excited to announce the arrival of the February 2014 issue. In this months edition here a few of the things you'll find.Get advice on how to target your push alerts to users, use social media to promote your app for free, API monetization, learn about CES 2014, get the top things for entrepreneurs to know about mobile app development, find out where profits are h...
Google Helps App Developers With New Gaming Tools
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Richard Harris
Google has responded to the push for more and easier gaming development tools with the several new assitions including open sourcing of a 2D physics library and new features to the Google Play game services offering, such as a plug-in for Unity.
The open-source release of LiquidFun offers a new C++ 2D physics library that makes it easier for developers to add rea...